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Roe author Harry Blackmun dies at 90

When U.S. Chief Justice Harold Blackmun passed away on March 4, 1999 at the age of 90, modernism lost one of her most infamous sons. Blackmun had brought to fruition what people like Charles Lyell, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Frederich Nietchze, Sigmund Freud, and Margaret Sanger could only dream of: the death of God throughout Western civilization. Blackmun, who was appointed to [...]

2010-07-30T10:16:33-04:00April 19, 1999|Abortion|

Christians in New Brunswick want end to gay privilege

A coalition of New Brunswick Christians wants the human rights legislation used to force Fredericton mayor Brad Woodside to declare a "gay pride weekend" amended or repealed. Led by the Rev. Karl Csaszar, pastor of Fredericton's Skyline Acres Baptist Church, the group met on March 17 with Joan Kingston, the government minister responsible for New Brunswick's Human Rights Act, to request that [...]

2010-07-19T11:05:09-04:00April 19, 1999|Society & Culture|

‘Pro-choice’ groups refuse to debate pro-life expert on campus

Are abortion advocates convinced that they have won the public relations battle, or do they fear public confrontations with today's confident pro-life defenders? These were the questions on the minds of students at the University of Western Ontario in London as they went about organizing a March 9 debate on the morality of abortion. Western Life, a pro-life group at the university, [...]

2010-07-30T10:16:18-04:00April 19, 1999|Abortion|

The ‘untold story’ of the Lewinsky affair: America’s ruler is ruled by lust

Excessive," "overdone," "tedious," "boring," "endless," "interminable." These are just a few of the adjectives of desperation people have been using to describe the Media's relentless coverage of the Clinton-Lewinsky affair. In the face of these incessant protests, however, the coverage rolls on, like a freight train out of control. One popular ploy that members of the Media use in order to maintain [...]

2010-07-30T10:15:58-04:00April 19, 1999|Politics|

Third World resists West at UN conference

Pro-lifers assist 'G-77' delegates in defying renewed push for pupulation control With the help of Canadian pro-lifers, delegates from developing countries stood up to the population control agenda of the West at a recent United Nations meeting in New York. Moments after getting on the airplane at LaGuardia airport in New York, Campagne Québec-Vie president Gilles Grondin told LifeSite News that the [...]

2010-07-19T09:42:18-04:00April 19, 1999|Population|

Gays go to court for full ‘spousal’ status in law

Chretién goverment quietly accelerates piecemeal re-definition to satisfy activists The gay-rights agenda took a giant step forward in Canada over the last few months, following the announcement of a court challenge to 58 federal statutes and what seemed to be the Liberal government's cave-in to that threat. On Jan. 7, the pro-gay Foundation for Equal Families (FFEF) began its legal challenge to [...]

2010-07-19T09:37:00-04:00April 19, 1999|Marriage and Family|

Kevorkian convicted for televised ‘mercy-killing’

Asks jur, 'Look at me. Do you see a criminal?' The man critics call "Dr. Death" was found guilty March 26 of second-degree murder by a Pontiac, Mich. jury. Last Sept. 17, Jack Kevorkian injected a lethal concoction into Thomas Youk, 52, a man who had ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The whole sordid event was taped by Kevorkian and [...]

2010-07-19T09:35:42-04:00April 19, 1999|Euthanasia|

Morrison reprimand sends the wrong message

"I will follow that system of regimen which ... I consider for the benefit of my patients, and abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous. I will give no deadly medicine to anyone if asked, nor suggest any such counsel; and in like manner I will not give to a woman a pessary to produce abortion ..." Well, there's lots more in [...]

2010-07-19T08:44:51-04:00April 19, 1999|Euthanasia|

Bereaved Families of Ontario

The death of a child seems so unfair. Children should not die before their parents, yet there are more than 3,000 deaths of infants, children and young adults under 29 years of age annually in Ontario alone.The grief a family feels when their child dies is a normal healing process. However, the feelings of disbelief, sorrow, anger and guilt that are a [...]

2010-07-30T10:15:15-04:00April 19, 1999|Marriage and Family|

Expert Studies grief after death of a child

Whether the child was an infant or an adult, a'a child is a child' Professor Stephen Fleming, chair of the Atkinson College department of psychology at York University in Toronto, conducted a three-year study of more than 200 families who have experienced the death of a child. His work dispelled a number of the myths surrounding the grief that follows the death [...]

2010-07-19T08:39:12-04:00April 19, 1999|Marriage and Family|

Alberta endorses UN child rights agreement

For nearly a decade, Alberta had been the only provincial holdout in a country all too eager to endorse the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Families in Canada were dealt a death blow on Jan. 13, when Tory Premier Ralph Klein did a flip-flop on his refusal to sign off parental rights, sending a letter to Prime Minister [...]

2010-07-19T08:31:04-04:00April 19, 1999|Issues|

Tax families fairly, opposition says

Liberals promise study of discrimination against single-income families Jumping on a gaffe by a junior minister in the federal government, the Reform Party brought the issue of tax inequities between dual-income and single-income families to the centre of political attention recently. During what should have been a routine response during question period, Jim Peterson, the secretary of state for finance, put his [...]

2010-07-30T10:14:44-04:00April 19, 1999|Marriage and Family, Politics|

Ottawa opens door to RU-486

It has been revealed that Health Canada wrote Exelgyn, the French company owning the rights to the abortion pill RU-486, to promise that Canada's drug-testing process will be "fair." In so doing, the federal government has tipped its hand and shown that far from being "fair," it may give RU-486 favoured treatment in the drug-approval process. The Food and Drug Act forbids [...]

2010-07-30T10:14:41-04:00April 19, 1999|Abortion|

Extremist anti-life coalition out for HIL’s blood

Anarchists, Communists, feminists, and gay activists litter Toronto with hate propaganda The war of words started well before Human Life International arrived in Toronto for its 18th World Conference on Love, Life and the Family April 7-11. As for previous HLI conferences in other years in Ottawa and Montreal, an assortment of leftist- and liberal-oriented groups launched an array of verbal and [...]

2010-07-30T10:14:01-04:00April 19, 1999|Society & Culture|
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